Koh Chang Paradise Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Ko Chang
Rach and I were woken up at 7am by my dreaded alarm (which I snoozed twice before we finally got up in the oven which was our beach hut for 5 nights). We had our standard cold shower and avoided the tiny bin in the corner as it was swarming with pacts of ants. We paid our bill for 5 nights accommodation, food and drink which was 4100B (approx £70 ) and said goodbye to Malai (the owner) and started our 10 minute trek up the beach with our heavy backpacks until we reached ...
... van. The Thai people really have a thing about space, if they see space in a vehicle they will fill it with either a person or some luggage (see photos), they must be really good at Tetris! The ferry leaving Koh Kood for the mainland only departs once a day, it was therefore heaving with departing tourists and plenty of locals; once back on dry land we headed into Trat to catch the bus back to Bangkok. We're currently writing this on the bus watching the film ...
... the soggy streets.
The rain has come consistently every night. The sky fills with lightning from the sea. As the storms come in the environment prepares you with only a moment's notice. First you can see the palm trees start to sway on the tip of the island. Moments later the need to secure books and other flight worthy items before you lose them. When the rain starts it is light...a cool Seattle drizzle. Within about ...
Up and at the airport waiting for mikes arrival by 8am. Thought it was going to be difficult finding mike but we ended walking toward each other in arrivals! From the airport we got a minibus down to trat, a ferry over to koh Chang and then dropped off at or hotel. Didn't get to the hotel till around 5pm. So excited by the time we got on the ferry and you could see the ferry ...
... chilled on the beach all day and our biggest decision each evening was deciding which beach BBQ to eat at.
As our month visa was running out, it was with regret that we decided to leave Koh Chang after three weeks. It had been such a contrast to crazy India. We decided our next destination would be Bangkok for Shane's ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking